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Mira Healthcare Resources

Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.

8 Best Probiotics in 2022
Wellness

8 Best Probiotics in 2022

After thorough research, we have decided that the best probiotic for gut health is Culturelle, and have outlined the best 8 probiotics below.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik21 Apr 2022
Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Hurricane Damage?
Insights

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Hurricane Damage?

Homeowners insurance policies sometimes cover the cost of repairs from natural disasters, including hurricanes, but others require supplemental policies to cover flood damage. Make sure to check what your policy covers before you need it because you might need to purchase a separate policy.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan2 Sep 2021
Will Health Insurance Premiums Rise for Unvaccinated Individuals?
Health Insurance

Will Health Insurance Premiums Rise for Unvaccinated Individuals?

Experts are considering if insurance companies have the right to raise health insurance premiums for unvaccinated individuals. This is similar to how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows health insurance companies to charge smokers higher premiums than non-smokers. The hope is to incentivize people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but it is unclear if this legislation will be passed.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan20 Aug 2021
How To Negotiate Medical Bills & Lab Fees
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How To Negotiate Medical Bills & Lab Fees

If you have ever received an expensive medical bill, you may not have considered the possibility of negotiating the cost. Instead, you may have had to make tough life choices to determine how to make the payments or consider taking out a loan. Understanding what you need and who to call to negotiate your bill may lower your bill and your stress.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks2 Sep 2021
Lambda and Delta Plus: What To Know About COVID-19 Variants
COVID-19

Lambda and Delta Plus: What To Know About COVID-19 Variants

In recent news, a John Hopkins University COVID researcher described the Lambda variant as a “potential threat to human society”, and there has been widespread concern about the efficacy of vaccines against the Delta and Delta Plus variant. What do we know about these COVID-19 variants thus far?

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan2 Sep 2021
How Much Does an OB/GYN Visit Cost Without Insurance?
Sexual Health

How Much Does an OB/GYN Visit Cost Without Insurance?

Without health insurance, an OB/GYN visit costs $125 on average for an office visit that includes a pap smear and pelvic exam. If you need additional services or prescriptions though, the price of your visit can increase.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik13 Apr 2022
5 Best Disability Insurance—2021
Insights

5 Best Disability Insurance—2021

Essentially, you will have an extra layer of financial protection. Various plans are available; however, based on our research, we have found that Guardian provides the best overall disability insurance plan.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik17 Aug 2021
The Best Health Insurance for Nomads and Full Time RVers
Tips

The Best Health Insurance for Nomads and Full Time RVers

Some of the best options include Fixed-Benefit Insurance, Short Term Health Insurance, Healthcare Sharing Ministry Plans, Internet-Based Healthcare, and Travel Health Insurance.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley16 Aug 2021
Medicare Part C vs. Part D: Costs & Eligibility
Health Insurance

Medicare Part C vs. Part D: Costs & Eligibility

Medicare Part C (or Medicare Advantage), offers Parts A and B but does not guarantee Part D, the expanded prescription drug benefit.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks13 Aug 2021
The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin
Tips

The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

Foods such as avocados, nuts, fish, berries, and leafy greens contain key nutrients to fight off impurities and prevent signs of aging and irritation. Start from the inside out to improve the look and feel of your skin.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks24 Aug 2021
How Much Does a Pregnancy Test Cost?
Insights

How Much Does a Pregnancy Test Cost?

The cost of pregnancy tests varies widely depending on the type and location of the test. When considering the type of pregnancy test you are planning to get, it is important to remember that these factors can also play a role in the reliability of the results. At-home urine pregnancy tests often cost between $8-$15, over the counter.

Gavin Oxley
Gavin Oxley13 Oct 2021
How Does Paid Family Leave Work?
Wellness

How Does Paid Family Leave Work?

For most Americans, paid family leave is a luxury. In the United States, federal law only requires unpaid leave under certain criteria but allows states and employers to set their own policies. Taking time off to adjust to your new life or managing medical needs is essential but could be met with more administrative complications and stress if not planned properly.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks14 Sep 2021